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Fédération internationale des échecs
(Warld Chess Federation)
Motto Gens una sumus
"We are ane fowk"
Formation Julie 20, 1924
Heidquarters Athens, Greece
158 naitional associations
Kirsan Ilyumzhinov

The Fédération internationale des échecs or Warld Chess Federation[1] is an internaitional organisation that connects the various naitional chess federations aroond the warld an acts as the govrening body o internaitional chess competeetion. It is uisually referred tae as FIDE /ˈfd/, its French acronym.[2]

FIDE wis foondit in Paris, Fraunce on Julie 20, 1924.[3] Its motto is Gens una sumus, meanin "We are ane fowk". Its current preses is Kirsan Ilyumzhinov.

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  1. The Official Laws of Chess, 1989, FIDE, ISBN 0-02-028540-X, p. 7
  2. Hooper, David; Whyld, Kenneth (1992). The Oxford Companion to Chess (second ed.). Oxford University Press. p. 133. ISBN 0-19-280049-3. 
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